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Barclay Urges Colleagues to Support Veterans

Assemblyman Will Barclay (R,C,I-Pulaski) is pleased to announce his support for two newly-introduced bills that will create opportunities for veterans. Barclay is urging his colleagues to prioritize passage of A.9774...

August 12, 2014
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Billion Dollar Windfall Should Go to Curb Local Taxes with Road, Education Investment

The New York State Department of Budget reported in its quarterly update that the state estimates it will receive $4.2 billion in 2015 from financial settlements reached by the Department of Financial Services, Department of Law, and the Manhattan...

August 8, 2014
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One Energy Tax Eliminated, Others Still Heavy Hitting

My office receives a lot of inquiries from constituents who wonder why their energy bills are so high. These inquiries are well founded, as New Yorkers pay some of the highest residential energy costs in the nation. In fact, New York's...

August 4, 2014
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Purple Heart Veterans Honored With Special Day

On Aug. 7, 1782, George Washington first presented a Badge of Military Merit to soldiers for “any singularly meritorious action.” The award he created from his headquarters in Newburgh, NY, was a purple, heart-shaped piece of silk and had the word...

July 25, 2014
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Tourism on the Rise

Tourism is a big industry for New York. According to recent state statistics, the New York tourism industry generated $59.2 billion in direct spending, which produced an estimated $7.5 billion in state and local taxes in 2013. The industry also is...

July 18, 2014
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